6505 Sylvania Avenue

Sylvania, OH 43560

419-531-2119 ext. 1

rene@jewishtoledo.org

 

Open Monday- Friday

8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

 

Connect with us on Facebook! Click here for the Jewish Living Center's Facebook group. Click here for Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo's Facebook page.

 

 

Jewish Living Center Newsletter

Download a pdf of the current JLC newsletter by clicking on the link below:

 

January 2019 JLC Newsletter

 

Weather Advisory Closing Information

 

  • Level 1: JLC is OPEN. Events will take place as schedulesd. The bus is running.
  • Level 2: JLC is OPEN. Events may be modified. The bus is subject to road conditions; please call the center to confirm. Check our Facebook group
  • Level 3: JLC is CLOSED. No bus service. All closings and delays will be posted on all 3 major networks: CBS, ABC, and NBC. Check our Facebook group.

 

For any questions or if you are unsure, please feel free to call the JLC at 419-531-2119.

Classes

 

MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY

9 a.m. – 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. – Noon

Get Fit…It’s Never Too Late

This exercise class offers you great music and great moves that will give you a comprehensive workout that includes cardio, strength, and flexibility. Balls, bands, chairs, and light weights are used in this class. All supplies are provided. Free.

 

MONDAY

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Drumming

A full body workout for any fitness level that anyone can do!  Drumsticks are pounded on exercise balls, clinked overhead and side to side to upbeat music that has you moving in step and around the circle.  This class keeps you moving and gives your core a great workout. All supplies are provided. Free.

 

WEDNESDAY

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Ballet Ball Fusion

This is a great combination class that brings together basic ballet, Tai Chi, and drumming to give you a complete and fulfilling workout unlike anything else with music to guide you. With a focus on your core for balance and strength and full range of motion to increase your stretch and breathing.

 

WEDNESDAY

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Drawing & Painting Class: All Levels

Join Anjelika’s drawing and painting class to express yourself, relax, and see art through a new vision: your own. In this class, you can work in pencil, watercolor, pastel, acrylics, or oil and at your own speed. You can use a favorite photograph or something you have seen in a magazine. Anjelika is here to help you create your own masterpiece, even if you don’t think you can, in this fun and casual environment. All supplies are provided. Free.

 

FRIDAY

12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Poker & More…

Big and Little Vegas, Stretch, Red and Black, those are just a few of the games that you can expect to play in this lively afternoon get together! Nickels and dimes are what you will need to make this afternoon of fun. All are welcome to play. Any questions, give us a call.

 

FROM THE DESK OF RENÉ RUSGO

Director of the Jewish Living Center of Greater Toledo

 

Stay On Your Feet This Winter

 

1. Stay active to maintain strength and balance

2. Do light stretches before going outdoors

3. Dress warmly, but make sure you can see and move

4. Keep walkways clear of snow and ice

5. Carry rock salt to use on icy paths

6. Take smaller steps with toes pointed out slightly

7. Avoid walking in more than an inch of snow

8. When in doubt, ask for help

 

From the Ohio Department of Aging and Steady U

Special Events

 

 

Explore Circuit Training

Friday, January 18 or 25

1 – 2 p.m.

Sekach Building, 6505 Sylvania Ave.

Free registration by Friday, January 4 (choose one date to attend)

 

Great news! Jewish Living Center has new equipment for our exercise classes and we’re excited to share it with you. Eileen will be demonstrating the new equipment and letting you try it out for yourself. This is a great introduction to our circuit training gear, including proper technique and handling. Eileen will talk about the benefits of circuit training and how it will be incorporated into the Get Fit classes.

 

 

MAKE & TAKE: Wooden Bangle Bracelet

Monday, Feb. 4

2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Sekach Building, 6505 Sylvania Ave.

$5

Session limited to 10 participants; Registration required by Monday, Jan. 28

Jewelry has become a part of the DIY craze. Join us for this Make & Take class, where you'll paint and decorate a wooden bracelet using acrylic paint and markers to create a unique pattern. Have fun and get creative with this fun, mod fashion accessory. Bangle bracelet, paint, and supplies will be provided. 

 

Beyond the Homepage: Photos and Your Phone

Tuesday, Feb. 5

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Sekach Building, 6505 Sylvania Ave.

Limited space, Register with your name and device brand by Tuesday, Jan.29

Did you get a new phone or table for the holidays? Did you capture pictures of family and friends during your celebrations? Bring your phone or tablet with you and we'll help you sort through the pictures with pointers on keeping them organized, how to share them to social media, and how to send them to family and friends. We've invited a special guest to show us tricks to staging and taking better pictures with our devices.

 

Beyond the Homepage: Facebook 101

Tuesday, Feb. 19

1 - 3 p.m.

Sekach Building, 6505 Sylvania Ave.

Limited space; Register with your name and device type by Tuesday, Feb. 12

Facebook can be a great way to keep in touch with family, friends, and your favorite groups or organizations. Bring your phone or tablet and we'll answer your questions about the social media platform Facebook. Stephanie will explain some of he basic features of Facebook including settings, privacy, notifications, messaging, and understanding your "feed" and the email notifications you receive. 

 

Senior Resource Connect, a service of the Association of the Jewish Family and Children's Agencies (AJFCA) network, provides information and resources to assist older adults and caregivers in discussing their needs with aging services professionals. Check out this one-stop connection to local service providers.